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The unique fish fauna of Australia is something we seldom see in the aquarium trade, and, of the roughly 300 species of freshwater fish native to this region, no more than a handful are available to aquarists with any regularity.Continue reading this post
The rift lakes of Africa are famed for the remarkable abundance of cichlids that have flourished in them. Lake Tanganyika, the oldest and deepest of these isolated bodies of water, is home to one of the most graceful and attractive members of this family—the Golden Tip Cichlid Ophthalmotilapia nasuta.Continue reading this post
For fans of cryptic, camouflaged fishes, there’s a lot to like about the Twig Catfishes of the genus Farlowella.Continue reading this post
It’s often said that marine fishes are more colorful than their freshwater counterparts, but clearly the Dwarf Gourami missed the memo on that.Continue reading this post
The Chinese Hi-fin Banded Shark (Myxocyprinus asiaticus) exemplifies the importance of researching a fish thoroughly before making a purchase for a home aquarium.Continue reading this post